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was in seattle at an affordable housing place that worked on supportive housing, getting homeless off the streets. they did studies. they took 23 people, put them into supportive housing, cut $1 million off of the bills of the emergency rooms. we did it in newark. we brought together right and left, the manhattan institute, a right-leaning think-tank and said let's keep people out of prison instead of a 65% recidivism rate. you have the largest prison population in the globe. >> jon: isn't the reverse theory if they know they are alone and helpless, then they will build their own homes and food. [laughter] >> honestly, as much as we like to joke, to me i think we can pull our country right and left together on these issues. we've created a pilot... >> it doesn't strike me. i never understood why it's a contentious issue. maybe the contentious issue is what the balance will be, but the idea that people who are down on their luck or suffering wouldn't have a social safety net that we all contribute to... >> but it's more than a social safety net. it's more than a social safety net.
factor into consideration everything we showed you. showers from southern california to seattle. heavy downpours around vegas, phoenix and albuquerque. mountain snow in the four corners of the southwest breaking from that trend in the north. thunderstorms around dallas and wichita. >> 50s in kansas city and from boston to baltimore, 40s. 30s from salt lake city to fargo and blizzard whiteout conditions in tampa. yes. i'm stunned. >>> sports stars do many things to please their fans. but the houston rockets' latest effort to sing is pretty embarrassing and thusly is our favorite story of the day. ♪ i made it out of clay and when it's dry and ready ♪ ♪ then dreidel i -- oh, my gosh. >> jeremy lin stumbling through the lyrics in the favorite hanukkah song. >> oy vay. >> shooting bricks. >> linsanity. there we go, folks. i still can't get over that weather news. >>> coming up next, what your last name could be worth. a florida guy sold his last name for $45,000. >> really? >> $45,000. >> i'm thinking nelson would go for -- >> nickels. >>> and looking like a million bucks with
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